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Genre: Film & Soundtrack: Dark Ambient, Drones, Brooding, Ominous

Found 350 tracks

This dark and gloomy horror track starts out with only a few dark piano notes. Other elements such as distant voices, metal scrapes join to create a creepy and eerie horror musical soundscape. [Tempo: Slow]

Dark ambient, Experimental Soundscape. Dizzy / Confused / Disturbing. Perhaps madness, insanity. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 60 BPM]

Tense underscore for thriller, crime, stakeout, sneaking, breaking and entering, etc. Dark, scary, tension. [Tempo: Slow]

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Industrial, atmospheric, fearful low-tempo track, with a strong sense of suspense and anticipation. Suitable for productions that require a nervous, anxious feel, such as horror and suspense movies and shows. Also suitable for creating an intense soundscape for other productions, such as documentaries and presentations. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Modern cinematic music for horrors, thrillers, mysteries and sci-fi. Dark, edgy suspense builder with piano, strings, vocal chants and electronic drums starting off subtle and growing to a booming climax. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

Distant beat on a big drum. Threatening, dark, dramatic, eerie. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 82 BPM]

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Dark thriller underscore. Slowly moving pads and rhythms, reverberant percussion, seriously deep bass notes. Impending, pensive, foreboding, tension, signs of danger and mystery. [Tempo: Slow / 85 BPM]

SFX and sound design piece. Feeling of coldness of outer space, lurking danger, impending tragedy and hopelessness of Mordor. Highly suitable as a soundtrack for historical or Psi-Fi documentary, drama, as fantasy material, be it films, fantasy games, TV specials or other installations. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Dark, ominous, ghostly, slowly turning and twisting soundscape, later joined by gloomy strings. Great horror or sci-fi underscore. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Very sparse underscore, almost a void. Scraping pads, unrecognizable, resonant sounds. A place of unease and disease, sneaking, hiding. Great as a sci-fi, thriller or horror backdrop. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Hollow synths and eerie sustained vocal notes dominate and then swell together in the revealing conclusion to this suspenseful track. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Dark ambient, Horror underscore. Malevolent / Evil / Sickly / Unnatural. Experimental sound design. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

An ominous horror track that features ambient synths and creepy, high-pitched, animal-like noises. A heavy, repetitive drum beat enhances the sense of foreboding midway through the end. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Minimalistic horror underscore. Just a deep drone, slightly swirling and textured, with occasional distant big drum hits. Useful as background / nervous tension for dark film & media, horror, scifi and more. [Tempo: Very slow / 99 BPM]

A creepy and nervous thriller/chiller underscore. Uncertainty, tension. Pensive, high piano notes over slowly oozing background textures. [Tempo: Slow]

String effects dominate this sinister, atmospheric horror track, creating a sense of foreboding and unease. Interspersed loud hits enhance the suspense. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

Haunting film underscore. Howling wind instrument and a low pitched roar, produced with a tribal instrument called "tambor onca". [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Barren, dry and bleak ambient soundscape. Dissonant, unnerving and uneasy. [Tempo: Slow]

Very creepy orchestral soundtrack with epic strings and sinister sound effects. Highly suitable for horror scenes. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 124 BPM]

An eerie and creepy figure of a ghost subtly sneaks by with a cold and evil presence in this electronic / ambient suspense cue. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 96 BPM]

Mystical / mysterious minimal underscore with just a deep drone and few scattered piano notes. Monotenous drone and atonal piano. Suspenseful, pensive, tense. Good for classic horror style, creepy, eerie backdrop. Also available with just the drone, and just the piano. [Tempo: Very slow / 130 BPM]

Driving, tense, dramatic active underscore bed, minimal melody, very cool sound design sounds. [Tempo: Slow / 55 BPM]

An atmosphere of sparse sound effects and eerie sounds, tense and ominous, an odd sonic bed. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

A creepy and eerie mystery/horror cue underscoring anything from a deceitful murder to an evil presence. Orchestral with piano, in the vein of James Newton Howard's scores for M. Night Shyamalan films (The Village, Signs, The Happening). [Tempo: Slow / 85 BPM]

Revolving galactic synth cylinders, dark and pervasive. [Tempo: Slow]

A slow, morbid, foreboding version of the classic rhyme 'Twinkle Twinkle...'. The instrumentation is piano and voice sounds to give it an eerie haunting feel. For sinister horror and Halloween scares. [Tempo: Slow]

Futuristic, dark and menacing sci-fi or horror underscore. Synth pads, reverberant percussion, few piano notes and ominous chord progressions. [Tempo: Very slow / 106 BPM]

Moody, suspenseful, and moody track, with a sense of mystery. It brings to mind ghost stories and other horror related subjects. Suitable for creating a backdrop for suspense and horror movies and shows, and also for scenes in other productions that require a dark, mystifying feel. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A gloomy, moody, atmospheric fantasy soundscape suitable as an underscore / backdrop to a mysterious and dark world. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Deep, pounding percussion. Nervous strings and dark, twitchy pads. Scary, grotesque, dark ambient music. Good for horror, chase, sci-fi, science fiction, dark crime thriller. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

Ambient textures open this mysterious horror track. Heavy horror stabs punctuate the atmospheric layers. Subtle percussive rhythms give a light sense of propulsion, and a distant piano plays a sweet and creepy melody. Perfect for horror films and haunted houses. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Deep and dark undertones with lots of edit points and textural gestures to fit easily with picture. Light button ending fades perfectly into commercial break. Primarily synth FX, with some strings and light percussion, the textures roll seamlessly in and out of focus. Good for thriller, drama, crime series, horror. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

This horror music bed has apocalyptic, hellish overtones. It would be well suited for, thriller or fantasy footage about paranormal and occult subject matter, as well as video-games and trailers. Its' slow, slithery pace has suggests something evil lurking, and makes for a nice tension builder that features an intense, climactic riser. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 101 BPM]

A collection of three different dark ambient soundscapes, using both musical and sound effect elements to create creepy horror scenes. [Tempo: Slow]

Heavily influenced by the "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire" music, this is a package of tense, anxious music suitable for game shows, quiz shows as well as other media. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Dark ominous and anticipatory sustains and sound effects, a repeated abstract and odd figure with a pensive edge. [Tempo: Very slow / 109 BPM]

This cue is eerie and haunting with a cinematic tone. Ethereal choirs grace an underscore of subtle electronic percussion. It fuses influences from composers such as Hans Zimmer and John Powel and versatile enough to work in horror, suspense, espionage or something calling for a cue with a mysterious nature. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

Dark and spacious ambient textures, slowly evolving, sacred knowledge, hidden secrets. [Tempo: Very slow / 108 BPM]

Spacey, ethereal and tripped-out ambient electronic featuring synths, drones and hypnotic piano lines. Has a mysterious underwater feeling to it. Would suit thriller/suspense projects. [Tempo: Very slow / 61 BPM]

A very slow moving ambient track, like oozing, sticky, floating, slowly sinking into the deep or softly falling snow. Sorrowful, mournful, almost standing still. A sense of time itself slowed down. Inspired by the ambient works of The Dead Texan and others. Acoustic piano, mellotron, slowly swirling synth pad, electric guitar. [Tempo: Slow / 88 BPM]

Warm soaring ambient with cosmic sprinkles and metaphysical undertones. [Tempo: Very slow / 132 BPM]

Spine tingling, eerie, and evocatively sparse. With ambient sound effects and percussion slams, this track ebbs and flows with building suspense, creating the perfect atmosphere for an indie horror feature. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Dark, Deep and Mysterious cinematic atmosphere. Good for films, TV, videos and documentaries. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 60 BPM]

These dark horror cues can be classed either as "music cues" or "sound effects", as in reality they function as both. They are all recorded with a large, live symphony orchestra with the same quality as any soundtrack from big budget movies. The effects are easy to loop and edit, and can be tailored to fit any cue, as they can be used from virtually any point. Consider them a construction kit to score horror, mystery and dark drama. Recorded, mastered, and delivered to you in pristine 24-bit audio. Also look for YS Horror Cues 01-20 and YS Horror Cues 21-40. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

Dark ambient, Horror underscore. Eerie / Ethereal / Creepy / Sickly. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

Surreal ambient/new age track, with electronic rhythm parts and dreamy pads. Eerie. Desolate. Isolation. Space. [Tempo: Slow]

Simple yet effective, eerie piano motif. Few piano notes depicting horror, death, perhaps a gruesome scene, or lurking dangers. [Tempo: Slow]

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